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21 Aug, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Envoy(R) Diagnostic Kit Shipper System

 Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and the leading global provider of temperature-assurance packaging, has launched the new...


12 Aug, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco to Present at Jefferies 2013 Global Industrials Conference

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Thursday, August 15,...


22 Jul, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco Summarizes Sustainability Progress in its 2012-2013 Corporate Responsibility Report

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today released its 2012-2013...


18 Jul, 2013, 07:30 ET Sonoco Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its second quarter that...


17 Jul, 2013, 13:37 ET Harry A. Cockrell Elected to Sonoco Board of Directors

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that Harry A. Cockrell has been elected to its...


17 Jul, 2013, 11:15 ET Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.31 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on Sept....


28 Jun, 2013, 09:04 ET Sonoco Announces Potential Closure of Carrickmacross Facility in County Monaghan, Ireland

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced its intention to enter into consultation with the...


28 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco to Host Second Quarter 2013 Investor Conference Call

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference call on...


27 Jun, 2013, 09:17 ET Sonoco Announces Price Increase for All Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that it will raise the price for all paperboard tubes and cores by 5 percent, effective with shipments in the...


26 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco Names Thompson Vice President, Marketing and Innovation

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today...


21 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco Announces Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that it will raise the price for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products by $40 per ton,...


13 Jun, 2013, 08:30 ET Sonoco Alloyd Unveils New Aergo® 6E 100 Percent Electric Heat Sealing Machine at EastPack 2013

 Sonoco Alloyd, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), is pleased to introduce the industry's first 100 percent electric ergonomic heat...


05 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials & Basic Materials Conference

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Wednesday, June 12,...


21 May, 2013, 15:15 ET Sonoco to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2013

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Wednesday, May 22,...


09 May, 2013, 08:00 ET Sonoco's Hanover Plant Named a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award Winner

 Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that...


08 May, 2013, 14:00 ET Sonoco Announces New Supplier Sustainability Award Program and First-year Recipients

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging and services companies, today unveiled its Sonoco Supplier Sustainability...


02 May, 2013, 10:07 ET Sonoco Receives Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement Awards

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging and services companies, today announced that its retail point-of-purchase...


18 Apr, 2013, 07:30 ET Sonoco Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its first quarter that...


17 Apr, 2013, 12:05 ET Sonoco Board Declares Increase in Common Stock Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.31 per share quarterly common stock dividend, an increase from the previous...


17 Apr, 2013, 12:00 ET Energizer® Streamlines Operations, Improves Efficiencies and Drives Savings

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has been awarded the primary packaging,...